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Episode 42 - Entrepreneur Experience: Tom Cooke, Founder of Spacely

Entrepreneur Experience: Tom Cooke, Founder of Spacely

By Cynthia Del'Aria | March 11, 2022

This episode goes beyond the terrestrial into the final frontier as we sit down with Tom Cooke, founder of Spacely, the open-talent marketplace for the future of space work. From career Air Force to space engineering to entrepreneurship, Tom shares his journey of building a retail kickboxing gym with his wife and then building a platform to advance the future of space work for all heavenly dreamers. Tom’s passion is connecting people with opportunities, and he’s showing the aerospace industry how it’s done. Listen now!

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Ep 41 - Entrepreneur Experience: Paige Goss, Strategic Spark Plug

Entrepreneur Experience: Paige Goss, Strategic Spark Plug

By Cynthia Del'Aria | March 4, 2022

In this episode, we sit down with Precursa co-founder and CEO of Point Solutions Group Paige Goss, our favorite business development guru and strategic spark plug. Our conversation ranges from the realities of being an entrepreneur, to what early-stage investors are looking for in a startup, to what really creates change and diversity in a company culture. And Paige shows us it’s possible to move halfway across the country, have twins, and start a business… in just 43 days! Good things come in small packages, and Paige is proof… Listen now!

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EP# 40 - Confidence and Humility

Confidence and Humility: Trademarks of an Entrepreneur

By Cynthia Del'Aria | February 25, 2022

What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur? We ask everyone who comes on the podcast that question, and today we drill into the two traits that seem to be at the heart of all the others: confidence and humility. It might appear at first blush that these traits are diametrically opposed, but take a second look. In this episode, we dive into how this balance is manifesting in our journey at Precursa and why it’s important to pay attention to what you’re hearing from all angles in your market.

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EP 39 - Entrepreneur Experience: Mary Grothe, Sales and Growth Ninja

Entrepreneur Experience: Mary Grothe, Sales and Growth Ninja

By Cynthia Del'Aria | February 18, 2022

Everyone likes to talk about scale and growth, but few people have dialed in the skill the way our guest on this episode has. Mary Grothe, founder of House of Revenue and host of Revenue Radio, joins us today to talk about how to build a winning go-to-market strategy, what it really takes to scale and grow your company, and the impact of the pandemic on practically every market in the world (and what to do about it). She’s brilliant, passionate, and can sell like no one we’ve ever met… This one’s a real treat!

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Ep 38 - Entrepreneur Experience: Charles Fred, Co-Founder of TrueSpace

Entrepreneur Experience: Charles Fred, Co-Founder of TrueSpace

By Cynthia Del'Aria | February 11, 2022

In this episode, we are joined by Charles Fred, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of TrueSpace. Charles delves deep into the data his company has uncovered, with a partnership through Gallup, about the challenges of scaling a company, the mistakes entrepreneurs and investors make that impacts their company’s growth, and how to avoid making those mistakes yourself. There’s a ton of meaningful (and sometimes shocking!) data in this episode that will have you looking at your own venture in a whole new way. (We at Precursa sure are!)

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Ep 37 - Entrepreneur Experience: Melinda Wittstock, Founder of Podopolo

Entrepreneur Experience: Melinda Wittstock, Founder of Podopolo

By Cynthia Del'Aria | January 28, 2022

In this episode, we are joined by media darling and serial entrepreneur Melinda Wittstock, founder of Podopolo, a platform that makes listening social and podcasting profitable for creators. Our conversation with Melinda ranges from the power of niching down and letting go of the “perfect” MVP, to the challenges women face in entrepreneurship and fundraising, to entrepreneurship as a form of therapy. Melinda has a wealth of knowledge to draw from and she shares her incredible journey in a way that will inspire and encourage the newest newbie and the most seasoned entrepreneur.

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Ep 36 - Entrepreneur Experience: Devon Kerns, King of Curiosity, Chaos, and Stillness

Entrepreneur Experience: Devon Kerns, King of Curiosity, Chaos, and Stillness

By Cynthia Del'Aria | January 21, 2022

This episode is unique and filled with inspiration as we sit down with Devon Kerns, visionary, coach, and facilitator of transformation. Devon shares his story of becoming an entrepreneur, learning hard lessons about creation early on, and how he’s turned everything that came before into an opportunity to support other entrepreneurs and shift conversations in the world of business. You don’t want to miss this one, as it’s packed to the gills with pearls of wisdom that just might change your life.

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Episode 35 - Partners, Co-Founders, and Equity Splits, Oh My!

Partners, Co-Founders, and Equity Splits, Oh My!

By Cynthia Del'Aria | January 14, 2022

In this episode, we dive into the realities of choosing a co-founder or partner or sharing equity with someone else. We talk about how to do this in a fair way that sets you and others up for success, and we share the potential pitfalls that you need to be wary of before going too deep too fast with someone. Whether you know it or not, this decision sets up your startup culture for years to come, and can make or break your venture… So protect yourself (and your relationships) from the beginning.

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Episode 34 - Entrepreneur Experience: Sarah Jolly, Ops Maven and Finance Genius

Entrepreneur Experience: Sarah Jolly, Ops Maven and Finance Genius

By Cynthia Del'Aria | January 7, 2022

In this episode, we have a very special treat to kick off the New Year. Joining us today is COO, CFO, and co-founder of Precursa, and accounting genius, Sarah Jolly! Sarah shares her story of the transition from corporate to entrepreneur, talks about the challenges women and minorities have with raising money, and shares her thoughts about what we can do to shift that dynamic to create a more equitable world for all founders. This episode is absolutely packed to brimming with wisdom and insight you won’t want to miss!

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Ep 33 - Happy Entrepreneur Holiday

Happy Entrepreneur Holiday

By Cynthia Del'Aria | December 24, 2021

This episode is a heartfelt holiday wish to all you current and aspiring entrepreneurs from Precursa CEO Cynthia Del’Aria. If you’re struggling to balance your company priorities and your family, Cynthia offers some wisdom and insight that will help you navigate the season with no regrets and lots of connection with those nearest and dearest to you. From all of us at Precursa, happy holidays and a very happy new year.

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Episode 32 - Entrepreneur Experience: Shoshanna French, Founder of Simple Spirit

Entrepreneur Experience: Shoshanna French, Founder of Simple Spirit

By Cynthia Del'Aria | December 17, 2021

In this installment of our Entrepreneur Experience series, we are joined by Shoshanna French, intuitive coach and CEO of Simple Spirit. Shoshanna’s forte is helping entrepreneurs build businesses that are in alignment with their vision and passion and getting out of their heads into their knowing. Our conversation ranges from the three questions to ask yourself to find out if your idea is “good”, to the three traits that are essential for successful entrepreneurs. It’s a fun and engaging conversation you don’t want to miss!

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Episode 31 - Entrepreneur Experience: Natalie Jark, UX and Empathy Expert

Entrepreneur Experience: Natalie Jark, UX and Empathy Expert

By Cynthia Del'Aria | December 10, 2021

This episode of our Entrepreneur Experience series is very special because we are talking to Precursa’s very own User Experience engineer and designer, Natalie Jark. We talk about her transition from corporate to entrepreneurship, how to have a baby in a pandemic while building a business (without going crazy!), and find out what is the biggest indicator of success for early-stage startups. It’s a perspective you won’t get anywhere else, because only a true UX expert can bring empathy to ambition.

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